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and president obama. meanwhile, in other political headlines, jesse jackson jr. has been charged with misusing campaign funds. federal prosecutors filed the indictment against jackson friday. practices cuters say jackson diverted about $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use, including a $43,000 gold plated rolex watch and more than $22,000 in michael jackson memorabilia. >>> "the washington post" is reporting that fbi agents had been looking into allegations that new jersey democrat senator bob menendez patronized prostitutes while in the dominican republic. "the post" cites sources familiar with the investigation says new evidence has been found to support the claims so far. >>> and president obama in his weekly address today told the american public that cuts in federal programs will hurt the middle class. >> i disagree with republicans who think we should do that by making even bigger cuts to things like education and job training, or medicare, and social security benefits. that would force our senior citizens and working families to bear the burden of deficit reduction while the wealt
illinois democratic congressman jesse jackson jr., son of civil rights leader jesse jackson. he resigned back in november right after he won re-election in the house. had he been treated for bipolar disorder and he's been an ongoing subject over campaign funds. tell me about this plea deal that's being filed apparently today. >> well, the sun times is reporting at suntimes.com that the plea deal is going to be made public today. we have a statement from the jackson lawyers where jackson says that he says he offers no excuses and takes responsibility for the improper decisions and mistakes i've made. we expect this document to be filed in the u.s. attorney in washington d.c. and it has to do with the allegation over misuse of campaign funds. the investigation also takes in his wife sandy in chicago who served as his campaign manager. >> lynn sweet, thank you very much. much more coming up. also, we'll hear from the president in chicago. i'm brooke baldwin. listen to jim acosta in for wolf in washington. hey, jim. >>> thanks, brooke. happening now, look up in the sky. a fireball and a shoc
. >>> former congressman jesse jackson, jr. has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors. nbc news has learned jackson signed papers admitting violating federal campaign finance law. under the terms of the deal, he would plead guilty to converting campaign contributions to personal use. sentence could range from probation to some prison time. what a sad story. good kid i thought and i still do. jackson resigned from the congress back in november. we'll be right back. ♪ if it wasn't for you ♪ don't know what i'd do ♪ i'd have nothing to prove [ male announcer ] zales is the diamond store. save 30 percent off an amazing selection storewide, now through sunday. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. let's say you pay your guy around 2% to manage your money. that's not much you think. except it's 2% every year. does
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-fil-as, crystal's, what taburger. where is the nearest one? it's still big. former congressman jesse jackson's facing jail time after pleading guilty to misusing hundreds of thousands of campaign funds. a tearful jackson apologized to his family and friends. nbc's justice correspondent pete williams takes us through this sad case. >> reporter: for jesse jackson jr., the walk into the courthouse was the end of a slow-motion fall from grace. he told a federal judge, for years i have lived off my campaign, admitting that he took money received in political contributions and used it to make more than 3,000 separate purchases for himself and his wife over the past seven years. a $43,000 gold watch, $19,000 for one of michael jackson's guitars, $16,000 for a pair of elk heads. tens of thousands more in furnishings for their homes in washington and chicago. total value, $750,000. >> jesse jackson jr. had the drive, the ability and the talent to be the voice of a new generation. but he squandered that talent. >> reporter: as he left, jackson was apologetic. >> it's not a proud day. i'm sorry i let e
congressman jesse jackson jr. will be in a washington, d.c. courtroom where he's expected to plead guilty to misusing campaign funds. prosecutors say he took more than $750,000 from his campaign coffers and spent it on personal items like furniture, clothing, memorabilia and this, a $43,000 rolex watch. jackson's wife, former whichchi alder man sandra jackson, will make her own appearance to plead guilty to filing false tax returns. >>> apple was the target of a hack attack. a small number of mac computer were infected. apple says no internal data was stolen. the hackers appear to be the same ones that breached facebook's computers last month. >>> so while you were sleeping, china's military now denying accusations that it has been carrying out cyber attacks against the u.s. from this 12 sorry building in shanghai or anyplace else for that matter. but forceful denial comes a day after a cyber security firm released a report about hacking, it claims it has direct ties to the military. it says since 2006, the hackers have stolen data from at least 141 organizations around the world. >> surp
in, it's always him going grammy. so yeah, that was the first time. and then seeing michael jackson's thriller, and i think did he win 1 grah2 grammys for album. >> as many as humanly possible. absolutely. >> i remember seeing that and being like whoo. >> and now from a first time grammy award nominee to a two-time grammy award winner, ll cool j is back at the helm of the big show hosting now for a second time. and while music fans, of course, love the show itself, they can't seem to get enough of ll. >> i'm ll cool j. i'm the host of the grammys this year. 55th annual grammys and today, we are actually having a tech run through. a technical run through where we check out all the cues, make sure that the speeches that are notice teleprompter for the various presenters aren't either too long or too short. we have stand-ins up on stage helping us run through it. we just want to make sure that everything's running smoothly. i've been talking to ken ehrlich, the executive producer. he's the little guy over there running. he's walking. he has his back to us. and we've been convert say th
headlines. first we go to "the chicago sun-times." it is reporting jesse jackson jr. and his wife are the subjects of separate federal investigates into their finances. sources say sandy jackson who resigned her alderman post last month is now being investigated independently for access and use of her husband's congressional campaign money including credit card charges and moving money from one account to the other. jesse jackson jr. resigned from congress in november after winning re-election. they actually say she was collecting $5,000 a month, even when her husband was hospitalized for bipolar disorder from the campaign. >> that's a drama that's captivated chicago. >>> in "the washington post," gridlock on capitol hill, gridlock outside capitol hill. a new study says d.c. has the worst traffic in the nation. the texas a & m transportation institute says drivers in washington burn 67 hours and 32 gallons of gas each year sitting in traffic. >> really? >> l.a., san francisco, new york, no question about that, and boston are in the top five. >> i'm surprised they were number one,
congressman jesse jackson jr. has signed a plea deal with prosecutors. the well-known civil rights leader was under investigation for misusing campaign funds. details of that are unknown, but according to local reports out of chicago, he could still face prison time. >>> number four, a judge in cleveland sentenced an amish man behind a string of beard-cutting attacks to 15 years in prison. he was convicted of hate crimes, kidnapping, and conspiracy. and then number five, in phoenix, the murder trial of jodi arias took a dramatic turn this week. arias took the stand and admitted to killing her ex-boyfriend travis alexander. she described how she stabbed him 27 times, shot him in the face, and slit his throat in self-defense. arias will be back on the stand when trial resumes on monday. if convicted, she does face the possibility of the death penalty. >>> now, back to that intense man hunt in california. we will take you out there live and that will be next. officemax is celebrating our new collaboration with go daddy! with an online package including: domain name, website builder with five
and took his own life. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. facing up to five years in prison when he is sentenced. that is scheduled june 28th. he pleaded guilty yesterday to using $7 aut$750,000 in campaigs to buy personal items such as a rolex watch that cost more than $43,000. jackson's wife sandy, a former chicago alderman plead guilty to filing false income returns related to the use of campaign funds. she faces three years in prison. >>> we're getting a look at video capturing the moment a gas explosion and fire wiped out j.j.'s restaurant in kansas city. it sounded like thunder, felt like an earthquake. one person was killed. more than a dozen others injured. authorities say a utility construction crew severed a gas line leading to the massive explosion. >>> a boeing executive meelts with faa officials tomorrow to lay out the company's plan to fix a problem with its 787 dreamliner jets. the fleet has been grounded because of battery issues that ignited two fires. boeing hopes to get the planes back in the air by april. >>> first on cnn, the army doing an about-face on
festivities in washington. earlier today, the posthumously awards today. >>> jesse jackson jr. admit he and his wife spent $750,000. the agreement calls for jackson to pay back hundreds and thousands of dollars. >>> and the storm-battered town of seeside heights is making a comeback after superstorm sandy. it is rebuilding its iconic boardwalk. the mile-long walkway should be completed by may 10th but amenities like railways, lighting, and ramps will come after that. >>> tiffany is suing costco for millions of dollars in damages, alleging the warehouse club was selling counterfeit versions of its diamond rings, selling rings they advertised as tiffany diamond engagement rings. the lawsuit filed with the u.s. district court is seeking damages to triple the amount of any profit costco made on the sale of the rings, some of which it says are being sold as much as $6400. costco hasn't commented on the lawsuit. but i'm not sure, you know, i bet shoppers if they saw $6400, they were thinking, is that a real tiffany diamond or not? >> sometimes it's only in the box that matters. when you see t
let you get out of here. i do want to ask you about jesse jackson, jr., over the misuse of campaign funds. what's next for jesse jackson, jr.? >> well, the next step would be to have the announcement from the justice department with some more specifics. my colleagues at "the sun-times" have reported that the deal may not include a deal over what kind of prison time to serve and he thought he might have done better with the judge. the next step was to find out the details and exactly what he pled to. we also need to know if his wife now former alderman sandy jackson will get caught up with some kind of charges pressed against her because she served as his campaign manager and drew a salary from his campaign fund and is suspending from that fund that is at issue here. >> lynn sweet, chicago sun sometimes and we'll check in with you later. in fact, jim, i want to ask you about that cover in particular. it would be the republican savior cover. we'll talk about that in just a few minutes here. >> and you're welcome for the plug. >>> coming up, as if "time" magazine needs it, right? you'v
, marketer, media mogul and the most person he brought was phil jackson, not a superstar player and enshrined jackson as the great -- although he had great results in chicago it exalted him as a select coach in a way they had not been before. >> you can see in pictures, hollywood celebrity, how big an influence dr. buss had. he died at the age of 80. in college hoops, berkeley, california. head coach mike montgomery will not be suspended from the pac-12 for shoving his own player during the game. he won't face suspension for shoving allen crab in the press. after initially down playing the incident, he apologized yesterday saying he made a mistake, trying to fire up his star player. crab had to be restrained after being shoved. he said they had no hard feelings and he scored 24 point in this game to help cal to a victory. opening day, nearly a month away. angels josh hamilton is settling in with his new team and quakely blew off the fans of his old one. he signed a 25 million dollars deal in the off-season and said yesterday the fans in the dallas-fort worth area, quote, there are true baseba
. >>> time now for today's aflac trivia question. in which year did janet jackson's famous wardrobe malfunction occur at the super bowl. the answer when cnbc's "squawk box" continues. surgery was successful, but he will be in a cast until it is fully healed, possibly several months. so, if the duck isn't able to work, how will he pay for his living expenses? aflac. like his rent and car payments? aflac. what about gas and groceries? aflac. cell phone? aflac, but i doubt he'll be using his phone for quite a while cause like i said, he has a fractured beak. [ male announcer ] send the aflac duck a get-well card at getwellduck.com. no they don't. hey son. have fun tonight. ♪ ♪ back against the wall ♪ ain't nothin to me ♪ ain't nothin to me [ crowd murmurs ] hey! ♪ [ howls ] ♪ aw this is tragic man, investors just like you could lose tens of thousands of dollars on their 401(k) to hidden fees. thankfully e-trade has low cost investments and no hidden fees. but, you know, if you're still bent on blowing this fat stack of cash, there's a couple of ways you could do it. ♪ ♪
about michael jackson's son, prince, has a new gig in the spotlight. we'll tell you what he's going to be doing up next. >> adrenalin pumping, prince michael warms up for his very first job. why turbo? trust us. it's just better to be in front. the sonata turbo. from hyundai. >>> welcome back. stock futures trading highest, some important reads on housing market later this week, corporate earnings rolling in. we'll see if any of that can push the dow to its all-time high. the dow just 183 points away from that record. >>> shares of office max and office depot both up big ahead of the open. the retail chains reportedly in talks to merge as both struggle to compete with the rival staples and online retailers like amazon. companies aren't talking publicly yet, worth about $1 billion each. market value could get a nice boost. gas prices getting a boost, up today for the 33rd day in a row, the new national average $3.75 a gallon but californians are paying $4.17 a gallon on average, second highest in the country behind hawaii and one auto dealership in sacramento is taking it seriously.
's halftime show, michael jackson's halftime show. she was great. she was absolutely amazing. when you think of it, not only is it three powerful women responsible for the entertainment but it was three black women. jennifer hudson. >> alyssa keys. >> and beyonce doing it. >> a lot of people were shocked to see that beyonce had an all female band. >> 150 background singers. >> at her concert, you realize her drummer, her guitarist, the entire female band, they were rocking. >> huge spectacular, no doubt. >> i was crying when jennifer hudson was singing "america the beautiful" with the sandy hook elementary students. oh, my god. >> especially because jennifer hudson herself has experienced violence in her family, family members killed in gun violence. so there really was a connection between her story and the story of these kids. >> they didn't say it on the air, but something that was definitely there, knowing what we know about her life and the tragedy in her life. incredible. >>> still ahead, we're also going to talk about the super bowl ads. meet some of the stars from the hilarious taco
and adviser to jesse jackson. he declared, "i did not run on the basis of race, but i will not run away from it." >> seven years later, ron brown was on a trade mission in croatia when he and 34 other people were killed in a plane crash. >>> today, president obama's looking forward to his state of the union address scheduled for thursday nig tuesday night, but this day in 2007, then senator obama went to springfield, illinois, to make an announcement. >> i stand before you today to announce my candidacy for president of the united states of america. >> reporter: at the state house where abraham lincoln called on a divided nation to unite, obama pledged to bridge a political divide, offering himself as part of a new generation that can build a more hopeful america. >> let's be the generation that makes future generations proud of what we did here. >> thank you. >> reporter: facing a field of political veterans, he played his newcomer status as an asset. >> i know that i haven't spent a lot of time learning the ways of washington. but i've been there long enough to know that the ways of washin
of jackson. an observer shot these pictures. look at that. a large funnel cloud moving. multiple buildings around the town are damaged. at least a dozen of people are injured. university of southern mississippi campus was hit. describe for us how bad it was and how bad it is. we can see a little bit behind you of some of that damage. >> reporter: i'll describe for you how bad it was as you take a look at how bad this building is. first, this is the ogletreehouse on the campus of university of southern mississippi. it started out 100 years ago as the home of the president of the college. now it's the alumni association's homes. you see piles of bricks here, and some parts of this building still intact. chairs, tables, degrees hanging on the walls. to talk about how bad it was, when it came through early sunday evening, it's described as being 3/4 of a mile wide just charging through this town. we've spoken with the cops here touring this area. a few miles away, there's the oak grove high school. there's damage there. this stayed in town and on the ground for some time. as it relates to inju
: it is a missile attack on what appears to be new york city left in ruins. it is set to michael jackson's video we are the world, along with about 100 other people. the bizarre video beginning with a man dreaming he is on board a space shuttle launched by a rocket. confused? >> what threatens us is the idea that people in north korea are dreaming about destroying new york, and obviously worse than that, that they are conducting research on nuclear devices and ballistic missiles that would make that possible. this is north korean propaganda, and as silly as it looks to us, it covers a reality that is threatening and growing more so. >>steve: the video end, by the way, if you're curious with the man saying his dream will come true. >>brian: godzilla gets king kong looks more realistic. the founder of a mask is sued with a $25 million lawsuit. he is accused of spending donations on lavish perks for himself. he reportedly spends more than $3 million on vacations, real estate and a luxury sports car. the country of malaysia gave him the most. >>gretchen: shocking video of a truck slamming into an on co
for her. she had taken the stage with tim mcgraw and alan jackson and george strait, the song you heard, i could go on and on of the and then has this huge fall from grace and her social life really messes up her success. how does that happen to someone? >> well, therein is this vulnerability. when you're talking about the potential of major depression being present, that deprives people of rational thought. it's very close to being delusional, where your kids don't seem to rate, your cherished pet, her dog, whose life she apparently took before her own, doesn't seem to rate. nothing seems like it can change. that's the deep blackness that encircles you when you're in the midst of the worst kind of major depression and the reason why people really need time to be reached when they're hospitalized. you can't turn them around in 48 hours. >> peter: when we hear this, we feel so helpless in so many ways. we say, this was a talented woman, but you look at this legacy that she left in terms of arrests and pain killers and alcohol and even a suicide attempt in 2005. people say, can that happen i
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